DSP710 Software Applications in Education

Code DSP710
Name Software Applications in Education
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty
Academic staff Alla Anohina-Naumeca
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The main attention of the course theoretical part is devoted to the relationship between goals and activities of the learning process and appropriate types of supporting software and necessary functionality of this software, as well as to design principles and evaluative and selective criteria of educational software applications. The practical part of the course is directed towards the review, comparison and use of available software applications..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The objective of the course is to provide knowledge and skills needed for the use and development of different educational software applications intended to support the learning and teaching process. At the end of the course students will be able to identify goals and activities of the learning process which can be supported by different educational software, as well as be able to evaluate and choose corresponding software solutions for specific learning situations and issues.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students will be able to classify, recognize and give examples of different ICT supported learning types. - Practical work and an exam.
Students will be able to identify goals, issues and activities of the learning process which can be supported by the use of educational software applications. - Practical work and an exam.
Students will be able to compare, evaluate and choose software solutions for specific learning situations and issues. - Practical work and an exam.
Students will be able to apply specific development principles when designing educational software. - Practical work and an exam.
Students will be able to use educational software applications of different types. - Practical work and an exam.
Course prerequisites Knowledge and skills in software design and implementation.

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